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Robert Cantu

Director, Cybersecurity Operations

Inova Health System

Robert Cantu, MBA/CISSP, is a national cyber-security leader with expertise in the healthcare and wireless industries, as well as the Department of Energy and National Grid. He has held prominent roles as a Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), and Chief Information Officer (CIO) throughout his career.

Currently associated with Inova Health System, Robert drives cyber-security innovation and effectiveness across essential industries, companies, and government entities. His focus lies in leading initiatives that promote growth and protect market access. With a background spanning both the private and public sectors, Robert possesses extensive experience in cross-sector convening, coalition building, and execution.

Throughout his impressive 20-year career, Robert has been at the forefront of pioneering work that has transformed business operations in the wireless telecommunications and electric utility industries. Additionally, he has made significant contributions to government and military cyber-security programs. His expertise extends to collaborating closely with industry associations, Fortune 500 C-level leaders, including top executives and professionals in CTO, CIO, and CISO roles. He has also engaged with officials in federal agencies, Congress, and the White House, establishing himself as a trusted advisor in the field of cyber-security.

Robert holds an MBA from the George Washington University School of Business, highlighting his commitment to academic excellence. He also possesses an MSE in Systems Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, as well as a BS in Computer & Information Systems from the University of Maryland. Furthermore, his professional certifications include GICSP and CISSP, underscoring his dedication to continuous learning and expertise in the field.



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